Test directory: Pneumocystis jirovecii, Quant PCR

Ordering Code5606
Test NamePneumocystis jirovecii, Quant PCR
AliasPneumocystis jirovecii,
Quantitative Real-Time PCR
Preferred SpecimenBronchial alveolar lavage (BAL)/wash or Bronchial washings
Preferred ContainerSterile screw cap container
Optimum Volume1 mL
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 2 Days
Refrigerated: 7 Days
Frozen: 30 Days
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 5 Days
MethodologyReal-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
SourceALLSee report.
P jirovecii DNA QN PCRALLSee report.